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The PANOPTES Project Measure Exoplanets from Your Backyard

18th Apr, 2019 - 1020 views

Telescope Talk Hangouts are sponsored by OPT Telescopes: https://bit.ly/2SwhmVB Project PANOPTES is a citizen science project that aims to make it easy for anyone to build a low cost, robotiic observatory that can be used to detect transiting exopla

ESAs Exoplanet Mission CHEOPS is Ready for Launch

29th Mar, 2019 - 1750 views

Space Fan News is Sponsored by OPT Telescopes and Patreon Patrons: https://bit.ly/2SwhmVB In this episode, the European Space Agency revealed earlier this month that the upcoming CHEOPS mission designed to study the structure of exoplanets smaller t

Your Sky Tonight The SuperEarth Around Barnards Star

21st Nov, 2018 - 3653 views

Located in the constellation Ophiuchus, there is an unremarkable red dwarf star some six light years away. After the three stars of the Alpha Centauri system, this is the closest star to us. Known as Barnard’s star, it is invisible to the unaided

Exoplanets Dont Like Heavy Metals

8th Nov, 2018 - 1660 views

Studies of planetary systems have indicated that star systems with high metallicity (think iron - actually anything heavier than helium) may preferentially form planets,but a new survey suggests there are many compact, multiple-planet systems for whi

Exoplanets Don't Like Heavy Metals

6th Nov, 2018 - 1091 views

Studies of planetary systems have indicated that star systems with high metallicity (think iron - actually anything heavier than helium) may preferentially form planets,but a new survey suggests there are many compact, multiple-planet systems for whi

As Mission Dies, Gaia Revises Kepler Earth-sized Exoplanet Count

1st Nov, 2018 - 3681 views

As NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope ends its mission once and for all, ESA’s GAIA Space Telescope data shows that some Kepler planets need revising.

New Evidence for a Large Exomoon around Kepler-1625b

10th Oct, 2018 - 1731 views

Astronomers using Hubble Space Telescope data have new observations of a candidate exomoon associated with Kepler-1625b. If confirmed, this exomoon would be quite large, with a mass and radius similar to Neptune. The exoplanet Kepler-1625b is itsel

Have Astronomers Found Vulcan?

26th Sep, 2018 - 2641 views

Live chat on Discord! https://discord.gg/nqGpvtK What would the planet Vulcan be like? It might be like the "super-Earth" planet orbiting a nearby star (16 light years) called HD 26965. The planet is only 2 times the size of Earth and the parent sta

The First Two Worlds of TESS

22nd Sep, 2018 - 3778 views

Get ready for the avalanche folks! TESS is starting to return science data and already they've discovered two exoplanets. In this episode, I'll let you know more about them.

TESS First Light: The Search for Exoplanets Has Begun!

19th Sep, 2018 - 3381 views

TESS the transiting exoplanet survey satellite, has taken its first science image. This image is the first in the first sector of the southern hemisphere and shows both LMC and SMC

The Earth As An Exoplanet

22nd Aug, 2018 - 8996 views

What would Earth look like as an exoplanet? How would Earth appear to our space telescopes looking for worlds like ours?

Can We Find Exoplanets Using Gravitational Waves?

10th Aug, 2018 - 3000 views

Is it possible to find exoplanets using their gravitational wave signatures? If the orbit of the planet is close enough and short enough to the host star, then yes it is. But boy what a system it would need to be!